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Health Services Research

12 months
Duration
26400 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
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About

Students on the Health Services Research programme from Newcastle University gain the high-level skills required to carry out in-depth applied public health research.

Overview

 Health Services Research programme from Newcastle University aims to provide you with a wide range of health services research methodologies, and with a high standard within those methodologies. You can be confident after successfully completing the course that you will have the skills to be able to proceed with a PhD or tackle higher-level analyses in your area of health services research.

The Health Services Research MSc is based in the Institute of Health & Society in Newcastle University’s medical school, the Faculty of Medical Sciences. The Institute, headed by Prof Allyson Pollock, is one of the UK’s leading public health departments.

The MSc in Health Services Research grows out of the Institute’s determination to undertake research and teaching to:

  • reduce health inequalities
  • address social injustice
  • improve population health locally, nationally, and internationally

Careers

The Health Services Research programme from Newcastle University is for those who are seeking to gain or enhance a high level of health research skills. It is also for those who wish to pursue a career in public health or health services delivery and analysis in the UK and internationally with:

  • the UK National Health Service (or its equivalent abroad)
  • local government
  • the voluntary sector
  • academic healthcare

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research
  • Health Statistics
  • Evaluative Methods in Health Service Research
  • Systematic Reviewing and Critical Appraisal
  • Dissertation 
  • Global Health Policy and Medicines Use

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a medical, health or social sciences discipline. You can also apply if you have successfully completed the fourth year of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) course, or equivalent.
  • If you have a different background you will be considered on an individual basis. If you have non-standard qualifications then you will be invited to an interview.
  • English Language requirements 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • PGDip Full time Home students - £7,000
  • International students - £17,600
  • PGDip Part time - £3,500
  • MSc (2 years) Part time - £5,250
  • MSc (3 years) Part time - £3,500

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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